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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Home Health Aides come in at around $9.77 per hour on average. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Home Health Aides, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Close to a fifth enjoy medical while around one in eight get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$12,913 - $35,236
(Median)
$13K
$20K
$35K
MEDIAN: $20,214
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90%

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$7.92 - $13.14
(Median)
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$12,913 - $35,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $150.75  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,455 - $29,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.92 - $13.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $16.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $150.75  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$16,455 - $29,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,111

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Home Health Aide


Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $16K to just $23K — but Comfort Keepers offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $18K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level Home Health Aides that is 8 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Rochester (+6 percent), Austin (+3 percent), Philadelphia (+3 percent), and Harrisburg (+3 percent). Orlando ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average. Cleveland and Pittsburgh are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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Elder Care
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Home Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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Long Term Care
0%

National Average
$20,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 79%